Affordable Medicine Facility for Malaria

Reporting Organization:Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 20,000,000
Timeframe: March 30, 2012 - March 31, 2014
Status: Completion
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Niger (the) - $ 8,062,000.00 (40.31%)

Ghana - $ 3,226,000.00 (16.13%)

Kenya - $ 3,118,000.00 (15.59%)

Uganda - $ 3,038,000.00 (15.19%)

Tanzania, United Republic of - $ 2,320,000.00 (11.60%)

Madagascar - $ 190,000.00 (0.95%)

Cambodia - $ 44,000.00 (0.22%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Infectious & Communicable Diseases (100 %)

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This project contributes to saving lives by making high quality, effective malaria medicine readily available to patients. The project supports the Affordable Medicine Facility for malaria (AMFm), managed by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The AMFm is designed to make ACTs (artemisinin-based combination therapies) more affordable and accessible for those who need them most. ACTs are the most effective treatment for malaria. By making this treatment more affordable, the AMFm also aims to reduce the use of less effective treatments. To reduce the cost of ACT treatments for patients, the AMFm negotiates with drug manufacturers to reduce the price of ACTs and provides a subsidy for first-line buyers. The AMFm also provides funding to participating countries to support activities that promote safe and proper use of ACTs. These activities include training and supervision for health workers and public awareness campaigns about the effectiveness of ACTs. They also include special efforts to ensure that ACT treatments reach vulnerable populations such as children and poor people. The AMFm operates in Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Uganda and Cambodia.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results


Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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